Having made the Boomers squads in 2007 and 2008, Adam Gibson was named in the Boomers squad for the Beijing Olympics but didn't make the final 12 man team. He went on to play in the 2010 World Championships in Turkey where the team came 10th.
He went on to make his Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games. With Australia losing their opening two preliminary matches to Brazil and Spain, they went on to defeat China, hosts Great Britain and Russia to set up a quarter-final match against the USA. The Australians went down 119-86 to the eventual gold medallists to finish seventh.